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Partner Engineering & Science Launches Valuation Business

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. formed a new real estate valuation firm called Partner Valuation Advisors, to be led by commercial real estate industry leaders Brandon Nunnink and Eric Enloe. Based in Chicago, Nunnink and Enloe will serve as co-founders and senior managing directors in the national practice.  

Joseph Derhake, founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based Partner, said, “Partner’s goal is to make real estate investing easier, faster, and safer for our clients. Bundling the appraisal with the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and Property Condition Assessment makes the process easier and faster. When the reports match and address issues in a concerted way, the client will see more intelligent advice.

“Brandon and Eric enjoy national reputations that instantly make our practice a trusted national valuation firm,” he continued. “We are actively hiring technology-focused appraisal talent around the country.”   

Enloe will lead Partner Valuation Advisors after being one of the founders of JLL’s Valuation & Advisory team nationally and the head of commercial valuation. He also was JLL Americas’ valuation leader for the Global Client Care Program, a member of JLL’s Valuation Executive Committee, and a member of JLL’s Midwest Executive Committee which included capital markets, leasing, work dynamics, project development services, and property management.   

Nunnink will lead Partner Valuation Advisors after serving as COO of JLL Valuation & Advisory Services in the Americas. Based in Chicago, he built a valuation and advisory team that started with a Midwest and South-Central presence and grew to be a national platform. 

Pictured, above: Eric Enloe. Below: Brandon Nunnink.


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